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JT shouldn’t be dismissed too lightly. He keeps saying that games are used by prospective public-shooting sociopaths as training tools. This phrase keeps ringing over and over through his diatribes, and it becomes an automatic concept association in the ears of those who have no personal interest in games. It’s a common technique with public speakers, like most of the top neo-cons who have nice ones like Shock’n’awe and War on Terror (their PR people are the best – who thinks of global warming anymore, its climate change).

So in some Doomsday scenario where people in power actually listen to JT, you might see games censored not because they cause violence, but because they expedite it. Like guns. But with a smaller political lobby.